Tuesday 14th, Wednesday the 15th, Thursday the 16th Friday the 17th

Tuesday the 14th:

Today we visited the place of the Paternoster. The palm Sunday walk. Meggido, The place were Armageddon is to occur over where the battle of good and evil takes place in Good wins.

The location where Jesus taught the apostles the Our Father.

Maggido. In the background to the left is the Nazareth, Mount Tabor in the middle , and Cana the Mt. on the Rt.


 Today  we visited where angel appeared to Mary. The house Mary, Joseph, and Jesus lived. 

Magdala, which is the site of a archaeological dig found in 2009 where a first century synagogue is located. Best example of a temple stone was found dating to the year 23 AD.

Temple stone, only example known.

Original mosaic floor

First century synagogue


Today we visited the Church of Multiplication, the site where Jesus took two loads of bread and five fish and then feed five thousand people. Mt.14:13-22

Then visited The mount of Beatitudes,then Peters house in Capernaum.  Sailed on in the sea Galilee.

On the sea Galilee

The Jordon

statue of Saint Peter

Friday, March 17, St. Patrick’s Day:

We began our today by attending mass at a church built over rock Jesus stood on during the transfiguration on Mount Tabor.

Then we went to Cana where at the wedding Jesus performed his first miracle by changing water into wine.

Church of the transfiguration.

Renewing our wedding vows at the church in Cana

Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12

Saturday we we attended mass at the church of the holy sepulcher. Then to the Bethesda pool where Jesus healed the sick man. Afterwords we visited A church dedicated to St. Anne, Jesus’s grandmother.  Lastly we visited a museum that has the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Church of the holy sepulcher

The church of Saint Anne

Bethesda Pool

Israel Museum

Sunday: The day started in Bethlehem attending  mass at our Lady of Fatima Armenian church. Visited and orphanage and the Holocaust Museum.

Our Lady of Fatima Church

After mass everyone left

Holocaust Museum, Statue of the Unknown Righteous

Friday March 10, 2017

Today we visited the West wall or the Wailing Wall. Toured the lower levels of the west wall. Which has been open only seven years. We walked the stations of the cross on the Via Dolorosa which ended at the church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Jesus was buried.  Visited the church that was built over Caiaphis house .

Saying prayers at the Wailing Wall, remembering my Family and friends

Walking the Way of the cross

Bishop of Jerusalem

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Today we were where Mary visited   Elizabeth.  John the Baptist was born. The  garden of Gethsemane. Mgs Al and Fr Mike celebrated mass on the altar on the rock were Jesus prayed. Some of the olive trees are over 2000 years old and were at the time of Jesus.

We had lunch in Bethlehem. 

Where Mary visited Elizabeth

Where John the Baptist was born.

Ingrid Reading Scripture

The church alter in the garden of Gethsemane